Childers Eco-lodge

Apple Tree Creek, Bundaberg Area

Indicative Rate * AU$26 to AU$88

Childers Ecolodge offers unique affordable accommodation in a country setting, with beautiful bushwalks, birdlife, farm animals, campfire, and wildlife on-site.

Choose from furnished double Eco-tents, some with ensuite, or quad rooms with share facilities, and make use of the kitchen and television room. Set on 28 acres all rooms have views over the bush and open onto a patio. Relax and enjoy the peace and quiet, sit in a hammock by the waterhole, toast marshmallows on the campfire or go for a bushwalk.

Excursions and day trips are organised around the local area including Wine Tours, Lady Musgrave reef day trips, wildlife parks, bushwalking, mountain biking, national parks, heritage Childers town, a gourmet ice-cream factory, and unique museums. Easy access to white sandy beaches as well as the attractions of nearby Bundaberg and Hervey Bay including Lady Elliot Island and Lady Musgrave Island.

You will enjoy the beautiful clean facilities, service and a friendly welcome from your hosts who have travelled and worked in tourism. They aim to create a home-style feel for anyone after an affordable country experience holiday just four hours north of Brisbane, Queensland.

Internet Access

  • Free Wifi

Facilities

  • BBQ Facilities
  • Camp Kitchen
  • Car park
  • Communal Kitchen
  • Communal Lounge
  • Communal Refrigerator
  • Communal Shower
  • Games/Recreation Room
  • Gymnasium
  • Laundry
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Pets allowed, enquire on booking
  • Tour Desk

Activities

  • Birdwatching
  • Camping
  • Cycling
  • Hiking/Trekking
237 Stocks Road
Apple Tree Creek, Bundaberg Area
Queensland
Australia

Our Rooms

Quad share

Four-bed room with two sets of bunks. All rooms have a window with bush views, fan and natural ventilation, and open onto the patio.

Double Tent

Large permanent tent in private fenced area. Furnished with Double bed, linen, drawers, solar fan and light. Awning with table and chairs, clothesline. Private ensuite or shared bathroom. Shared kitchen facilities. Bush views.

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Lamberts Lookout

Mackay, Mackay Area
Free Entry
Overlooking Lamberts Beach, the Cumberland Islands and Slade Point, Lamberts lookout offers stunning views especially at sunset. This is also a popular viewing platform to see the migrating whales as they breach and play off the coast of Mackay.

Far Beach

Mackay, Mackay Area
Free Entry
Far Beach is a popular walking beach with locals, recognised for its tranquillity and soft white sand. At low tide an expansive sand flat is exposed giving walkers kilometres of beach to meander. The beach provides expansive views, from Hay Point to the south and toward Flat and Round Top Islands.

Gooseponds, North Mackay

Mackay, Mackay Area
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The Gooseponds in North Mackay are a combination of popular walking tracks around a large central wetland lagoon, an initiative of Mackay Regional Council's 10,000 steps program. There are also a number of exercise stations along the walk giving fitness fanatics a varied workout.

Lamberts Beach

Mackay, Mackay Area
Free Entry
Lamberts Beach is seasonally patrolled and the nearby Lambert's Lookout offers fabulous sea views out to the Cumberland Islands. It's also a popular spot for surfers when the swell is right, and a great whale watching platform during the winter months.

Illawong Beach

Mackay, Mackay Area
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A serene and peaceful coastline awaits at Illawong Beach. Kilometres of sandy shoreline as well as off and on dog leash areas make Illawong Beach a popular choice for sunrise strolls. At low tide, the ripples in the sand stretch for kilometres, where small blue soldier crabs can be seen scuttling across the surface.

Slade Point

Mackay, Mackay Area
Free Entry
Slade Point is a short five minute drive from Mackay Harbour, and is one of the few locations in the region where you can enjoy both a stunning sunrise and sublime sunset. Slade Point Reserve lies at Lamberts Beach, stretching 73 hectares and conserving one of the last remaining areas of coastal dunes and paperbark wetlands in the Mackay region.

Eimeo Beach

Eimeo, Mackay Area
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In a sheltered bay with powder soft sand, Eimeo Beach is a favourite destination of visitors and locals for fun in the sun. The beach is seasonally patrolled during the summer months by volunteer lifeguards.

Harbour Beach

Mackay, Mackay Area
Free Entry
Adjacent to Mackay's multimillion dollar Reef Marina development, popular Harbour Beach is a favourite beach with locals and visitors alike. Only a five minute drive from Mackay's Central Business District, it is home to the Mackay Surf Lifesaver Club and is seasonally patrolled.

Bucasia Beach

Bucasia, Mackay Area
Free Entry
Located in the Northern Beaches area of Mackay, Bucasia Beach is a picturesque sandy haven, popular for walking, swimming and fishing. Kick off your thongs (footwear) and feel the soft white sand underfoot.

Dolphin Heads

Dolphin Heads, Mackay Area
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A beautiful part of Mackay's Northern Beaches, Dolphin Heads is a rocky and sandy headland, popular with photography enthusiasts. It can be reached by car within 15 minutes from Mackay's Central Business District.
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